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NBC
Aug 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
linkedin, were off. one winner today, gold. a new record for gold futures today, topping $1,720 an ounce. all this selling, which has been going on for the better part of two weeks, has taken its toll, both on individual investors and on businesses. >> you're trying them all? >> yes. >> that's a lot of root beer. >> reporter: opening a business is always tough. opening one in this environment, well, we have plenty of good reasons why that's crazy. >> thanks. have a good day. >> reporter: but at rocket fizz, which sells all sorts of candy and pop, you'll remember from your youth, business is pretty sweet. >> a lot of people are willing to give up a lot of things. they give up buying a nice, expensive watch or the latest electronic device. but people are willing to say, i deserve a soda. i deserve a piece of chocolate or something like that. and it's not that much of an investment. >> you know what? you know the downfall of wall street? greed. >> reporter: across town, they're not giving up coffee, either. but they are concerned about the future of their money. >> we're going to be, you kn
NBC
Aug 9, 2011 6:00am PDT
we all need to remember what goes down must come up. the recent ipos getting hit hard, linkedin dropped 17%, pandora, the popular internet radio company dipped 8% and zillow, the real estate website fell 7%. companies like zinga and groupon they are now worried. at facebook and yelp talk of an ipo an analyst tell me it's not the right time but this may be an exception. >> unless you are an incredibly: powerful company like, say, a facebook, probably want to put off your ipo until the investor comes back to the table. right now would be a bad time. >> reporter: as for the passerbys i've spoken to, people here on main street so to speak, most say they are taking the big fall in stride. >> i'm not as concerned now as i know a lot of folks are, just stick it out and watch it day by day. >> reporter: the other element of this story is its impact on venture capitalists. many in the valley understandably concerned. uneasy about where to put their money. >> have to watch it more closely. thank you very much. >> in oakland the police chief calling for reinforcements after a stray bullet
NBC
Aug 9, 2011 5:00pm EDT
are turning to facebook as a way to find new employees. professional sites like linkedin are not in danger. facebook in this area is growing. >>> they call it the worst pain there is in life, and no medication can make it go away. >> it's the result of a nerve injury on a spinal cord. it can happen after an accident or traumatic incident. >> doreen gentzler has one man's fight to get his life back. >> i was walking home, and a suburban swerved off the side of the road and hit me. >> it was a year ago when david morgan's life was changed forever. he was hit by a car that tossed him 20 feet into the air. he landed on his head and rolled into a ditch. police found him six hours later. >> the doctor said if i was there another hour, i probably would have bled to death. >> a severe concussion, a broken arm, but the most debilitating of all, was the nerves that run from his spine down to his shoulder, arm and hand. >> the nerve's literally pulled out of the spinal cord, that leads to a very severe pain syndrome, that is probably about the worst pain there is in life. >> it felt like my hand was
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